Fielding, Tony (2004) Class and space: social segregation in Japanese cities. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 29 (1). pp. 64-84. ISSN 0020-2754Full text not available from this repository.
It has become increasingly common to play down the `place stratification' of Japanese cities, and to emphasize their lack of social class segregation. Demonstrating that the Japanese city lacks a social geography in this respect conforms to, and serves to advance, the view that Japan has produced a capitalist form of development that avoids many of the inequalities and social ills characteristic of other advanced capitalist societies (e.g. no `inner city' problems). But do the social geographies of Japanese cities really conform to this picture of Japanese society? This issue is explored with the help of a new analysis of the occupational class geography of the city of Kyoto.
|Schools and Departments:||School of Global Studies > Geography|
|Subjects:||G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General) > G0001 Geography (General)|
|Depositing User:||Anthony James Fielding|
|Date Deposited:||06 Feb 2012 15:22|
|Last Modified:||04 Sep 2012 09:07|